senate Bill S7291

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to workforce guidance and information for women

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9755 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 28, 2016 signed chap.460
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1195
substituted for s7291
Jun 14, 2016 substituted by a9755
Jun 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 25, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 24, 2016 1st report cal.1195
Apr 12, 2016 referred to labor

S7291 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9755
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §10-c, Lab L; add §12, Civ Serv L

S7291 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of labor and the president of the civil service commission to prepare reports on how many women were referred to counseling or skills development and training for jobs and careers that offer higher earning potential, including jobs traditionally dominated by men.

S7291 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7291 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7291

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation  to  workforce  guidance  and
  information for women; and to amend the civil service law, in relation
  to the recruitment of women to state civil service initiative

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 10-c of the labor law, as added by chapter  284  of
the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S  10-c.  Workforce guidance and information for women [policy] INITI-
ATIVE.   1. The department shall provide  guidance  to  local  workforce
investment boards and staff, to enable them to better educate and inform
both  women  and men about higher paying jobs and careers including jobs
traditionally dominated by men.  Such  guidance  shall  promote  program
services for job seekers that provide:
  (a)  current  information about compensation for jobs and careers that
offer high earning potential including jobs that are traditionally domi-
nated by men;
  (b) counseling, skills development and training  that  encourage  both
women and men to seek employment in such jobs;
  (c) referrals to employers offering such jobs; and
  (d)  current  local labor market information regarding the gender wage
gap and specific self-sufficiency rates for families living and  working
in that local labor market.
  2.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PREPARE  AND SUBMIT TO THE GOVERNOR, THE
TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, AND THE SPEAKER OF  THE  ASSEMBLY  AN
ANNUAL  EVALUATION REPORT OF THE INITIATIVE NO LATER THAN JANUARY FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN, AND  EVERY  YEAR  THEREAFTER.  THE  REPORT  SHALL
INCLUDE:
  (A)  HOW  MANY WOMEN WERE REFERRED TO COUNSELING OR SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
AND TRAINING FOR JOBS AND CAREERS THAT  OFFER  HIGH  EARNING  POTENTIAL,
INCLUDING JOBS TRADITIONALLY DOMINATED BY MEN;
  (B) HOW MANY WOMEN WERE REFERRED TO SUCH JOBS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14907-01-6

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